Pre-Installation / System Requirements

This is the first step when installing a Unanet System.  

Please make sure your setup meets the System Requirements and that all the items in the Other Considerations section are done before continuing to step 2.

The topics covered on this page include:

 
 

You may also be interested in seeing a list of Sample Platforms.


System Requirements

You may also be interested in viewing a compatibility matrix for supported Unanet versions.

 

Component

Requirement

Client Requirements

 

Browser

Any client operating system supporting:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer IE11

  • Firefox (latest supported versions)

  • Chrome (latest supported versions)

 

Browser Configuration:  The default settings for most browsers is sufficient to use Unanet.  In particular though, the browsers must be configured to allow cookies and javascript.

Popup Blockers:  will need to be configured to allow popups from your Unanet site.

Server Requirements

 

Web Servers

The web server embedded in Tomcat will run the Unanet application, however, you can also use an external web server such as:

  • Microsoft IIS 8 or higher

  • Apache 2.4.x or higher

Java

  • Oracle Java 8, Oracle Java 11, OpenJDK 11

 

Note: We support Oracle Java 8 and 11, and OpenJDK 11.

  • Please see FAQ - Java Support for more information about a known display issue.

  • Beginning with Unanet version 10.3, we no longer support Java 1.7

  • Beginning with Unanet version 10.0, we no longer support Java 1.6

  • Beginning with Unanet version 9.6, we no longer support Java 1.5.

Servlet Engines

  • Tomcat 8.5.x, Tomcat 9.0.x

Note: Beginning with Unanet version 10.3, we no longer support Tomcat 7.
Note: Beginning with Unanet version 10.0, we no longer support Tomcat 6.

Operating System

  • Windows  2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
  • Unix / Linux
     

Note: Supported on 32 & 64 bit operating systems.

Note: Supported Virtual Environments - we include Hyper-V and VM-Ware in our testing procedures.

Note: Supported Cloud Platforms -- we include AWS in our testing procedures.  We are aware of customers successfully operating in Azure, however, we have yet to include this in our testing procedures.

Database

  • Oracle 11gR2, 12cR1, 12cR2 (Windows), *12cR2 Jan 2018 update (Linux), 18c, 19c

*Note: Please see FAQ - Database Support for more information about Oracle issues. Due to issues identified during our testing for 12cR2 on Linux OS, we recommend using the specific version of 12.1.0.2 (12cR2 Jan 2018) as listed above.

Note: Beginning with Unanet version 10.0, we no longer support Oracle 10.
Note: Beginning with Unanet version 9.6, we no longer support Oracle 9.

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017 (Enterprise, Standard, Express Editions where available)

 

Note: Beginning with Unanet version 10.0, we no longer support SQL Server 2005.
Note: Beginning with Unanet version 9.4, we no longer support SQL Server 2000.

Note: JDBC drivers are included.

Note: The Express version has a number of limitations which may prevent its use in your environment.

 


Other Considerations

Before proceeding to step 2 of the Unanet installation checklist, please make sure you have the following:

 

You may also be interested in seeing a list of Sample Platforms.


Next Step

Step 2 -- Install Unanet Software

Once you have these pre-install requirements satisfied, you can now move on to installing the Unanet software.